Economic Development

Tech Company connected to ex-NM house member files federal suit

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – The company at the center of the fraud case against former House Representative Sheryl Williams Stapleton claims they are an innocent victim. The owner of Robotics has filed a federal suit to get almost a half-million dollars the feds have seized.

Deputies respond to ‘incident’ at Santa Fe film location

SANTA FE, N.M. — The Santa Fe County Sheriff’s Department confirmed that deputies responded to an incident at Bonanza Creek Ranch Thursday afternoon. The ranch is a film location in Santa Fe. A security guard told KOB 4 that the movie set for the western movie “Rust” is currently under lockdown.

Supply chain issues begin to hit some New Mexico businesses

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – This year’s holiday shopping may mean a shorter gift list as stores across the country feel the brunt of international supply chain issues. Businesses say a lack of drivers to transport goods from shipping ports along the coasts, could mean empty aisles.

Increased New Mexico earthquakes likely tied to oil and gas industry

Earthquake activity has increased dramatically in southern New Mexico likely due to injection wells in the Permian Basin. These are used to store wastewater that comes is produced during oil and gas drilling. Jerry Redfern covers the industry here for Capital & Main and he broke that story.

Rio Rancho Walgreens ranked No. 1 in the country

RIO RANCHO, N.M. — A Walgreens in Rio Rancho has just been named the best in the country. The study, done by SingleCare’s Best of the Best Pharmacy Awards, recognizes the top 25 of the nation’s top pharmacists, techs and teams.

New Mexico looks to expand job safety workforce

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – New Mexico is looking to hire more than 30 new state workers who will be part of its Occupational Safety and Health program. The New Mexico Environment Department announced Tuesday that it will be hosting hiring events next week in Las Cruces, Santa Fe, and Albuquerque

Las Cruces Job Fair Planned For November 4

The City of Las Cruces Economic Development Department and the New Mexico Workforce Connection will partner to promote a free Job Fair. The event will be from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 4, 2021 at the Las Cruces Convention Center, 680 E. University Ave. Free workshops will be conducted for those

Jon Hamm, Tina Fey starring in film production underway in NM

SANTA FE, NM – The New Mexico Film Office announced on Wednesday the feature film, Maggie Moore(s), is currently in production. Maggie Moore(s) stars Jon Hamm and Tina Fey and is directed by Mad Men’s John Slattery. Filming will take place in Albuquerque during October and November.